Are you newly engaged and planning a helicopter elopement? That’s amazing! You’re probably wondering about the best helicopter companies for heli elopements in Alberta. I’ve got you covered. As far as I am aware at this point, there are two main helicopter companies who do mountain elopements in Alberta. Rockies Heli is based near Nordegg. Alpine Helicopters runs out of Canmore area. Both are awesome to work with, and have their own pros and cons.
Here are some of the pros and cons of each company, based on my experience with them:
Rockies Heli for Heli Elopements in Alberta
- Very flexible with timelines and flight times.
- Will fly outside ‘standard’ working hours, which is great for sunrise/sunset elopements.
- Staff is incredibly friendly and helpful.
- Locations are endless – they fly to many different spots around the Nordegg area.
- Fly year round.
- Kind of in the middle of nowhere – not a lot of amenities nearby.
- Further for vendors to travel.
Alpine Helicopters in Canmore for Heli Elopements
- Close to lots of amenities, other sight seeing, and the popular mountain towns of Banff and Canmore.
- Very structured booking process.
- Easily accessible.
- Fly year round.
- Beautiful locations close to Canmore.
- Only fly to two locations.
- Less flexible with the flight times, especially for earlier morning/later evening elopements.
The helicopter company that you choose to hire for your heli elopement in Alberta mainly depends on what is important to you. For example, if you want to have a fancy dinner right after your elopement, then Alpine Helicopters would likely be a better choice since there are lots of nice restaurants in the area. If it’s just the two of you and you just want an adventure out in the middle of nowhere for your elopement, then Rockies Heli is a great choice!
If you have any questions about either of these helicopter companies for heli elopements in Alberta, please contact me or reach out to them! I’m happy to help guide you through the process of choosing a helicopter company based on your elopement day dreams!